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Reducing Food Waste

An astonishinig 33% of all food produced is lost or wasted!

This equates to 1.3 billion tons of food every year and as a global society costs around1.2 Trillion US Dollars.  Tackling food waste has been identified as the 3rd most promising solution to address climate change by the Drawdown Project.  

Reducing Food Waste with the FIT system

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Most food and beverage professionals are unaware that food waste represents between 6-14% of their revenue.  
The Food Intel Tech (FIT) is the perfect technical solution for commercial kitchens that want to track and reduce food waste and associated costs, even over multiple locations.

On average, businesses are reducing food waste by 25-35%, and reducing costs per cover by an average of 3-5%.


It takes just 30 minutes to get started and is easy to use during daily operations.   

 

How does it work?

Recognition for Food Waste Reduction with The PLEDGE on Food Waste

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Cut back on food waste and stand out from the crowd by joining the #pledgers.  

Developed by sustainability professionals and academics,
The PLEDGE™ is an independent online certification for restaurants and canteens. Aligned with UN Sustainable Development Goals 2, 12, and 13 it recognizes your efforts and helps you to differentiate your business to attract and retain customers.

HORECA´s Marcel Hendrickx is a certified PLEDGE™ consultant and auditor, supporting restaurants to achieve recognition within as little as 4-6 months.  

The micro-certification supports businesses with a full communications toolbox, enables the easy collection of data for #NetZero reporting purposes and streamlines operations.

How does it work?

3 Key Steps to Reducing Food Waste

Measure

  • Be clear how much food you are wasting but also how much money you are losing!

  • Assess food waste with a simple but effective methodology

  • Quantify potential financial savings & carbon reduction

  • Prioritize which processes & products to work on first

Rethink

  • Empower your teams to make smarter decisions

  • Analyze your food processes in detail

  • Compare best practices with peers around the world

  • Review your strategy & set up food waste targets that everyone can work towards

Change

  • Increase profit and make a positive impact on the environment

  • It's easy to implement change immediately so that you start to see benefits straight away

  • Promote your ambitions through targeted communications to raise your profile

  • See the difference in as little as six months

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